Australia to host seven regional AeroPress competitions

Event organisers have announced seven regional AeroPress competitions will take place across the country and conclude with the national championship in Melbourne on 19 September.   The first regional event will start on 27 July in Canberra at Red Brick Espresso and end in Perth at Laika Coffee Roasters & Micrology Coffee Roasters on 9 September.  “It was a tough decision this year, as we received a resounding amount of interest to host events in Australia, but we have our final list. We’re overjoyed to have a former Australian AeroPress Champion host in Adelaide, and for the first time in Perth, we have two hosts collaborating,” says event organisers.  Read More

COE Guatemala continues despite volcano eruption

The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) commenced its 14th edition of the Cup of Excellence (COE) in Guatemala City on 4 June despite the Fuego volcano eruption. When the volcano erupted on 3 June, villages and coffee farms were affected, however Anacafé and ACE took the decision to complete the final stage of the COE competition, which started months before and is the culmination of hard work from farmers and all organisations involved.  
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Pauls Professional to host Beat the Barista competition

Pauls Professional is looking for baristas to take the challenge and test their skills against some of Australia’s best latte artists.   Pauls Professional will host the Beat the Barista competition from 27 to 29 May at the Foodservice Show, taking place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Sydney. 
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